GameStop unveils top 10 pre-orders after E3

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

Nintendo titles are dominating pre-purchase numbers

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Retailer GameStop has revealed its top-selling pre-orders following this year’s E3 season.

The top 10 is largely dominated by Nintendo, but is also peppered with fresh instalments of established franchises like Far Cry and Madden.

Newly-announced Metroid Dread is leading the pre-orders chart. Metroid Dread is a revived project that was originally due to release on the DS in 2006, but was cancelled due to technical limitations.

Metroid is followed by The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, which was announced at a Nintendo Direct back in February. Mario Golf Switch is in third place, which

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